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What Is the Navajo Nation?

The Navajo Nation is a self-governed Native American reservation that includes roughly 26,000 square miles in northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico. It is the largest Native American Reservation in the United States.

A Map Of The Navajo Nation

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The Navajo Nation includes the land, the people, the nation, the religion, and the culture of the Navajo people, who call themselves the Dine'. There are roughly 300,000 Navajos that reside within the boundares of the United States. The majority of Navajos still believe in autonomy from the United States.

Navajo Code Talkers

During World War 2 the US Marine Corp used two Navajo Code Talkers to pass orders in the Pacific during the war against the Japanese Empire. The Navajo Code Talkers were influential in defeating Japan. They were used in every major battle between 1942 and 1945 in the Pacific.

Navajo Creation Story

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One of the most beautiful stories of creation is the Dine' story of creation. Listed below are links to this amazing story.

  • The Navajo Creation Story
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